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Digital Strategy Leader North America

Location: 

Vernon Hills, IL, US, 60061

Req ID 45034 | Vernon Hills, United States

  

ZF Vernon Hills is looking for a Digitial Strategy Leader for North America to join the team!

 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Develop the vision and the strategy for the organization to lead the digitalization of the automotive aftermarket in all customers segments in the region through relevant digital solutions for fleets and vehicle owners/operators, in coherence with the Global Digital Services Strategy.
  • Identify regional strategic partnership to strengthen and extend digital competencies, and to create a network effect stimulating an exponential scaling of customers & build a unique relevance of our business into the market.
  • Lead and drive the initial planning and implementation of the regional business profitable growth strategy. Maximize the halo effect in benefit of other ZF business lines in the creation and deployment of the business strategy.
  • Support the Passenger Car Business Line, Commercial Vehicle Business Line, Industrial/ New-mobility Business Line in the deployment of connected and/or digital services across the region.
  • Build effective Go-To-Market and marketing strategies for the region, ensuring positive differentiation towards competition.
  • Collaborate with internal and/ or external stakeholders to develop a future-proof product & technology roadmap to scale efficiently towards new digital horizons.
  • Identify, mobilize and develop digital talents in the region, build an accountable, collaborative, diverse, entrepreneurial and passionate team.

 

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Business leadership experience gained with relevant and proven skills in setting up and growing businesses through partnerships and organic growth
  • Strategic understanding of key business drivers, value creation, and customer dynamics within the regional Aftermarket, and proven capability to translate strategy into clear, concrete targets and engage teams towards successful delivery
  • High strategic and tactical thinking skills
  • Driven and self-starter, customer-obsessed, focused on identifying opportunities having the tenacity and energy to build the necessary bridges to make it happen
  • Strong global networking skills with the ability to build up trust relations with all stakeholders and internal knowledge owners across all businesses

 

Be part of our ZF team as Digital Strategy Leader North America and apply now!

 

DIVERSITY COMMITMENT: 
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are more than just words for us. They are at the core of the ZF Way that propels our team members towards their utmost success. We strive to build and nurture a culture where inclusiveness is a natural reflex. We actively seek ways to remove barriers so that every member of ZF can rise to their full potential. We aim to embed this in our legacy through how we operate and build our products as we shape next generation mobility, safety, sustainability and social justice. 

With four generations across 118 nationalities in 41 countries, ZF combines a unique variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and ideas. Together, we solve problems, drive innovation and shape next generation mobility. 

Our company is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with us and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please contact us. Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law. Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

Our Commitment to Diversity

ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.


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